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uproot in Gardening topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishuprootup‧root /ʌpˈruːt/ verb  1 DLG[transitive] to pull a plant and its roots out of the ground2 LEAVE YOUR HOME/COUNTRY[intransitive, transitive] to make someone leave their home for a new place, especially when this is difficult or upsetting He rejected the idea of uprooting himself and moving to America.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
uprootHe was born in Kalandya in 1956, two years after his parents were uprooted from a farm village west of Jerusalem.In 1854, my grandfather decided to uproot his family and move to Los Angeles.A further practice of goldfish is their digging habits, which will soon uproot plants.The great dislocation and uprooting that this seismic shift entails have had at least two results.The trunk is powerful enough to uproot trees or tear great limbs from their upper branches.